Campaigns archive

Tacking action on insecure jobs

zero-hours-thumb.pngLabour MEPs are leading the charge to secure greater EU regulation of zero-hours contracts and other forms of insecure work... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

Protecting traditional local products from copycats

non-agri-gi-thumb.pngLabour MEPs are backing a campaign to extend special EU geographical protections to authentic, original non-agricultural products... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fighting for stronger animal welfare

seal-trade-ban-thumb.pngLabour MEPs voted in September 2015 to strengthen the EU's ban on the trade in seal products, aligning it with World Trade Organization (WTO) standards... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

Time to act: Responding to the refugee crisis

time-to-act-small.pngThe current refugee crisis is testing the European Union’s ability to act collectively and with compassion. We need a coordinated, funded and humane EU response to this crisis, and the UK should be playing a full role... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

An EU-US trade deal that works for Britain

TTIP-report-thumb.pngThe EU is currently in negotiations with the United States regarding a formal trade treaty known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, commonly referred to as ‘TTIP’... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

Tackling tax dodging in the EU and beyond

tax-dodging-thumb.pngLabour MEPs have backed a range of measures to help reduce corporate tax dodging within the EU and across the developing world... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eliminating roaming charges

roaming-charges-thumb.pngLabour MEPs have been at the forefront of the drive to cut (and eventually eliminate) extortionate roaming charges for citizens who use their mobile phones in other EU countries... [Read more]

 

 

 

 

 

Ending the import of conflict minerals

conflict-minerals-248x175.jpgLabour MEPs have voted for the introduction of new measures which would require companies to carry out compulsory checks on the sources of minerals... [Read more]



 

Bringing down the cost of doing business

Credit-card-fees-infographic.jpgLabour MEPs have voted for a cap on credit and debit card transaction fees, which will save British business an estimated £480 million a year... [Read more]



 

Honest food labelling

Honest-food-labellingLabour MEPs are leading the battle for honest food labelling, focusing our efforts on ensuring we get country of origin labelling for meat in processed foods... [Read more]



 

Taking action on international development

2015-A-Year-For-Action2015 is the year Europe needs to act, to ensure the poorest people in the world are not forgotten... [Read more]



 

Saving children from tobacco

tobacco-packagingLabour MEPs have led the European Parliament's work to save children from taking up smoking and becoming addicted to tobacco... [Read more]



 

Stronger rights for air passengers

air-passenger-rightsAirline passengers are set to get increased rights in future following a recent vote by MEPs... [Read more]



 

Making financial markets work

financial-regulationLabour MEPs want Europe’s banks to be safer and more accountable to their customers and we want bankers who value long-term stability over short-term risk... [Read more]



 

Standing up for your rights

2015-A-Year-For-ActionLabour MEPs will fight to protect your major employment rights... [Read more]



 

 

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